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Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students receive a 100% tuition waiver, graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience. (Courtney Johnson, '17)
The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. To hear from current students across programs, check out this student project! (Veronica Aboyer, '06)
After a long career as an associate professor of sociology, Anne Wortham is retiring. Wortham has taught at Illinois State since 1991, adding to a diverse set of experiences including service as a Peace Corps Volunteer and as a journalist. Read more
Stevenson Center students have accomplished a lot over the past two years. Offering an interdisciplinary graduate experience for Peace Corps Fellows and Applied Community and Economic Development Fellows, the Stevenson Center focuses on preparing students for successful careers in community and economic development. Read more
Peace Corps Prep students Max Plonczynski and Brad Christin were accepted into the Peace Corps and will begin their service later this year. Peace Corps Prep is an undergraduate program offered by the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development that helps students develop and document core competencies valued by Peace Corps and other employers. Read more